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Man shot dead in West Philly

The victim was gunned down in the 1400 block of North 59th Street.

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File photo.Read moreELIZABETH ROBERTSON / Staff Photographer

A 36-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting late Wednesday afternoon on the street where he lived in West Philadelphia, police said.

The man, identified as Kenneth Gaffney, was shot in the abdomen around 5 p.m. on the 1400 block of North 59th Street, police said.

The victim was taken by private vehicle to an area hospital and pronounced dead at 5:41. Police reported no arrests, and no other details were released.